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R| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Dillon (Peter Mullan) is a pioneer who defied the harsh winter in search of rumored gold. Having amassed unimaginable riches, he runs a thriving mining town called Kingdom Come. But the blind ambition and greed that drove him to succeed finally catch up to him with the arrival of 3 strangers. Dalglish (Wes Bentley) a surveyor looking to expand the railroad threatens the future of the town -- and 2 women from Dillon's past hold a secret that could be his undoing.

Cast: Peter Mullan , Wes Bentley , Milla Jovovich , Nastassja Kinski , Sarah Polley , Julian Richings , Sean McGinley , Shirley Henderson

Director: Michael Winterbottom

Genres: Drama

Distributor: United Artists, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Claim (2000)

Release Date: December 29th, 2000|2 hr. min.

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  • 70
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Draws an electric performance from Peter Mullan. show more

  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    It overcomes some patchiness to turn into a rich emotional experience, ranging in degree from fire to ice. show more

  • 50
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    The actors seem as frozen as the landscape in this unsuccessful attempt at a grand and profound Western about the California Gold Rush. show more

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